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Denmark: Datatilsynet launches investigation into TikTok's GDPR compliance

The Danish data protection authority ('Datatilsynet') announced, on 30 June 2020, that it had launched an investigation into TikTok Inc. to clarify whether the service complies with the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR'). In particular, Datatilsynet highlighted that it is investigating TikTok’s processing of personal data in relation to children, with whom the app is very popular and who are entitled to special protection under the GDPR. In addition, Datatilsynet noted that it is also investigating a number of security aspects of TikTok.

You can read the press release, only available in Danish, here.

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